A bill to reduce a portion of the annual pay of Members of Congress for the failure to adopt a concurrent resolution on the budget which does not provide for a balanced budget, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Montana. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 12, 2015
Length: 8 pages
Feb 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 12, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 6, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 522 (113th).
Feb 12, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 11, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 98.
S. 493 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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